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Barclays ruling offers clues to bank's possible next legal challenge

By Martin Coyle
  • 02 Mar 2021 09:59
  • 02 Mar 2021 10:52
With Barclays now off the hook for a 660 million-pound ($760 million) claim brought by financier Amanda Staveley, last week’s court ruling offers some clues about another legal challenge the lender faces over its capital raising during the 2008 global financial crisis.

On Friday, Judge David Waksman ruled (see here) that Staveley’s PCP

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Martin Coyle

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Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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